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Freezin’ for a Reason Will Honor the Memory of Michele Durgin

December 28, 2017
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By Cary Shuman Maura Durgin-Scully said the entire Durgin family is “very humbled and grateful” that the Freezin’ For a Reason team will donate the proceeds of the Jan. 1 Polar Plunge on Short Beach in Nahant to the Michele Durgin Memorial Scholarship Fund. “I think Michele would be overwhelmed by this whole thing,”...
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Markos to the Rescue:Brothers Deli Owner Saves Dog Owned by Customer Brenda White

December 28, 2017
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By Cary Shuman GLSS employee Brenda White has been a loyal customer of Brothers Deli in Lynn for 25 years, and she and her husband, Dr. Matthew Mallen, have gotten to know owner George Markos very well while enjoying their many meals there.   White was sure happy to see George Markos on Sunday,...
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Have A Happy, Healthy, and Safe New Year

December 28, 2017
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The upcoming long weekend marks the start of the New Year — 2018.   The arrival of a new year marks a time for reflection, both as to the year that has passed and as to the year to come.   In the words of the poet Alfred Lord Tennyson:     Ring out...
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Governor Baker at the Capitol Diner

December 22, 2017
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Governor Baker at the Capitol Diner

Governor Charlie Baker came to the Capitol Diner in Lynn for radio station North Shore 104.9 FM’s launch of its North Shore Holiday Toy Drive. One of the highlights of the morning radio show was a performance by Jacob Johansson (guitar) and his sister, Sophia Johnannson (vocals) of two Christmas songs, White Christmas and...
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Holiday Spectacular

December 22, 2017
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Holiday Spectacular

St. Mary’s of Lynn Dance Team group picture with Beverly Richards.
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Walsh Lauds Melanson for Her Efforts in Christmas Eve Parade

December 22, 2017
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Walsh Lauds Melanson for Her Efforts in Christmas Eve Parade

By Cary Shuman Lynn City Councillor Jay Walsh says that Janet Melanson will be making her final appearance in the role of Mrs. Santa Claus in the Lynn Christmas Eve Parade that is set for Sunday, Dec. 24, beginning at 5 p.m. in Austin Square. Walsh, coordinator of the parade, said Melanson told him...
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MassDOT and Boston Harbor Now Present Proposed Ferry Site Short List to Seaport Economic Council

December 22, 2017
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Members of the Seaport Economic Council convened this week and were briefed on a dozen sites which have been identified by stakeholders as having the best potential for new or expanded ferry service.  As part of the ongoing Boston Harbor Water Transportation Study, routes between these sites will then be analyzed to select the...
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City Council Sets Tax Rate

December 22, 2017
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By John Lynds The Lynn City Council set the new tax rates for residential and commercial properties at Tuesday night’s meeting. The new tax rate for residential properties will drop from $15.60 to $15.15 per $1,000 while the tax rate for commercial properties will also drop two percent to $29.45 per $1,000. However, although...
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Mother of U.S. Marine Organizes Toys for Tots Drive in Lynn

December 22, 2017
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By Cary Shuman Michelle Civiello wanted to do something special to honor her son Dana Stevens’ service in the United States Marine Corps. So last year Civiello launched a “Toys For Tots” drive to help children enjoy the holiday season. “Last year was going to be my first Christmas without my son being home,...
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Enjoy the Holidays — Safely

December 22, 2017
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Christmas this year is part of a three-day weekend, which means that for many of us, we will be indulging in the “Christmas spirt” early and often. By no means do we wish to cast negative thoughts, but we would be remiss if we did not remind all of our readers to enjoy the...
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